Lower risk of adverse outcomes secondary to hypertension observed at higher ages in elderly

1. When comparing cohorts of patients above and below 75 years of age, hypertension had a greater association with mortality, cardio-kidney composite events, and overt dementia in patients aged 45-74 years. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Blood pressure (BP) gets increasingly higher as people begin aging. Not only does hypertension increase, but other risk factors […]

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